Curbside Garbage & Recycling


The Town of Fort Macleod has partnered with GFL to provide residents with a curbside garbage and recycling program. We are happy to provide weekly garbage pick up and bi-weekly recycling pick up, for the collection schedule please click here.

Pick up dates are scheduled to change around stat holidays, to keep up to date on these changes as well as critical events and day-to-day communications you can download the VOYENT ALERT! App, or register online to receive email, voice or text/based alerts at Registration is free, simple and anonymous.

Collection Days for Residents

We have two current zones for pick up:

  • Zone 1 (North) has collection day Thursdays
  • Zone 2 (South) has collection day Fridays

To see where which zone you are in, click here to see a map.

On collection day please have garbage and recycling bins to the collection spot by 7:00 am, you can pick up when emptied or after 7:00 pm that day.

Missed a pickup? Please leave your cart out until 7:00 pm on collection day and then call the Town of Fort Macleod Office at 403-553-4425.

Cart Placements

Carts should be at least 3 feet (1 meter) apart

There should be at least 10 feet (3 meters) above your carts

Please ensure bins are at least 3 feet (1 meter) away from any obstacles on either side (parked cars, power poles, utility boxes.

Cart Care

Residents are responsible for cleaning and storing carts.

If your cart is damaged or missing, call the Town Office at 403-553-4425.

Mobility Assistance Program

Please contact the Town Office at 403-553-4425 for details, qualifications, and application forms.


While residents have a blue bin for recycling, the Town also has a Bulk Recycling Depot located at 865 30th Street South, Fort Macleod. It is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

I’m not sure what can go in my blue bin? Click here for more information.

Voyent Alert!

A multipurpose communication service provided by the Town of Fort Macleod to keep you informed of critical events as well as day-to-day communication such as garbage and recycling day changes. Registration is free, simple and anonymous.

Mobile App Users

Download and install the Voyent Alert! app from the Apple or Google Play stores.

Email, SMS, Text, or Landline Users

Register Online to receive email, voice or text-based alerts at




Bylaw 1952: Waste Management Bylaw 

Click here to view Bylaw 1952


Willow Creek Landfill


Location and Contact Information

The Willow Creek Regional Landfill Facility is located at 113053 Range Road 263 – South of Township 114 (NW-22-11-26-W4th)

For all information regarding the Willow Creek Landfill please call them at 403-687-2603

Hours of Operation

Monday and Tuesday 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Wednesday – Closed

Thursday and Friday – 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Saturday – Open from May – October on the 2nd and 4th day of the month from 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Sunday – Closed

Closed all Statutory holidays




Please contact the Town of Fort Macleod for information on garbage services.

Phone: (403) 553-4425

2022 Collection Calendar & Residential Zone Map


Updated August 2022